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Record 2508

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'As one participant recalled, "Many exceptional debates come back to mind on such subjects as Jane Austen, Charles Lamb, Victorian Novelists, George Eliot, Meredith, Pepys and the Navy, Frederick the Great, Wordsworth, Shelley, Napoleon, where the speaking was of high level and the debating power considerable."'
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 1865 and 1935
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reading Group:Ladies' Edinburgh Debating Society
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Title: unknown
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2508  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Lettice Milne Rae
  Title: Ladies in Debate: Being a History of the Ladies? Edinburgh Debating Society 1865-1935
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 1936
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 63
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lettice Milne Rae (ed.), Ladies in Debate: Being a History of the Ladies? Edinburgh Debating Society 1865-1935 (Edinburgh, 1936), p. 63, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2508, accessed: 22 May 2019

Additional comments:

Members of the society read the texts before the debates.

 

 

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